Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 12 to 18, 2008

May 7, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – May 12 to 18, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, May 7, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

On the Edge by Elizabeth Pickard and Dramamuse
Thursday, May 15 and Saturday, May 17, 2008
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (May 15)
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. (May 17)
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the CMC’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women — one English, one French and one Spanish — who came to live in North America 400 years ago.
In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum. In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

Adventure World Opens
Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18, 2008
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The fun continues in our unique, fully enclosed outdoor exhibition park! Challenge a friend to a game of chess or checkers, play marbles, hopscotch or spin tops at It’s Your Move. Design and build your own boat, then test it on our pond. Become a pilot and land our plane. Send a radio message from the Coast Guard Station to the captain of the Missinaibi, go fishing off the dock or make a kite at Art-rageous Adventure.

Lost Sound, Found Sound by the Robert Minden Duo
Saturday, May 17, 2008
1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Come and take part in “some of the coolest sounds you’ll ever see!” This acclaimed duo from Vancouver offers families a chance to experience the wonder of music coaxed from a carpenter’s saw, the ethereal waterphone used to communicate with whales, the historical theremin and the hidden sounds of bottles, flowerpots and other everyday objects. English only.
Supported in part by the Canada Council for the Arts

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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